The Bulletin

The Bulletin is published for the Luther Community by the Campus Programming Office every Tuesday and Friday when classes are in session.

  • Copy deadline: 12 noon Monday for Tuesday's edition, 12 noon Thursday for Friday's edition. Each announcement will be run a maximum of two times. Word limit: 75
  • Email:


Sign up for Bulletin newsletter

Events Calendar


Deadline to enter work study for May is midnight on Sunday, May 24.

Baccalaureate, a celebration and sending for the Class of 2015, will be held at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 23, in the CFL, Main Hall. All are welcome. The celebratory worship service includes anthems by Collegiate Chorale conducted by Andrew Last, hymns, prayers and blessings for graduates and their families. This service lasts for one hour. Rooted in the college's Lutheran Christian heritage and our confidence in God's care for all people of the earth, this ecumenical service includes prayer petitions that celebrate the diversity of religious traditions represented in the graduating class.

Roses for Commencement -- The Book Shop is selling fresh blue/white roses for Commencement Weekend. The price is $4.00 each and they can be ordered in the Book Shop or on our website. Flowers must be picked up in the Book Shop Friday - Sunday, May 22 - 24. Sorry, no deliveries. Limited supply.

J-term 2016 - Applications:  There are still openings in twelve J-term 2016 courses. Apply on-line.

GRADUATES - Do you have questions about your student loans after completing the online exit counseling requirement? The Financial Aid Office is dedicating Friday May 22nd as Senior Day.  Feel free to stop by our office between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm for answers to your questions. Please complete the online exit counseling before you come.

Reminder: Residence halls close on May 21 at 7:00 p.m. Students participating in approved commencement weekend activities, moving into summer housing, on the Nordic choir or Hawaii trip, or riding a shuttle on May 22 do not need to register to stay late. All other requests must approved by the Res Life office by May 16. *TIP:Be ready to move out on time by taking your big items home this weekend or have a parent come for them.Then ride home with a friend May 21 or a shuttle on May 22. 

The International Student Friendship Family Program is seeking individuals and families in the Decorah community to help Luther College's incoming international students adjust to life at Luther College and in the United States.The goal of the program is to promote international understanding and develop an appreciation of how others live and view the world. Interested individuals and families please sign up.

The Luther College Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform together for a Music Showcase, part of Luther's Commencement weekend events, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. Joan deAlbuquerque, director of bands and associate professor of music, directs the Concert Band and Juan Tony Guzmán, associate professor of music and director of the jazz program, directs the Jazz Orchestra.  

The Luther College Nordic Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform together in the Saturday Music Showcase at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life.

Year-end Recycling - Faculty, staff, and students moving out should know that Sustainability has recently invested in 7 new recycling bins around campus (outside Brandt, Baker, Olson, Farwell, and Towers). Total, the bins were about $49,000. They were paid for by Luther, the county, and a DNR grant as an investment to streamline recycling on campus. Please use them when throwing things away during move out.

America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has announced that Ann Mansfield, R.N., M.S.N. and project coordinator for NE Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative, has been awarded a Walking College Fellowship. The Fellowship will enable Ann and 24 other advocates from around the country to participate in a five-month training program designed to strengthen local efforts to make communities more walkable and livable.


 Class of 2015